May 9 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Your birthday suggests that you are success-oriented, ambitious, and clever, with the necessary people skills to ensure your happiness. Full of energy and drive, you are motivated by the promise of immediate rewards and usually have a plan or scheme in the pipeline. Very shrewd and quick at assessing people and situations, you are constantly seeking opportunities and like big projects.

The added influence of your Sun in the Virgo decanate suggests that with your mental agility you are quite logical, analytical, or technical. The practical approach indicated gives you a natural business sense, and you may enjoy being of service. As your sensual qualities are enhanced, you are likely to enjoy being amorous, but beware of overindulgence in any form.

Being independent and a good planner or organizer, you may be put in charge of all types of projects. Generosity and optimism endear you to others and increase your fortune. However, you need to guard against a resolute obstinacy that may emerge occasionally. Since you have all the ingredients for success, you need only apply self-discipline to bring out the remarkable possibilities associated with your birthday.

After the age of twelve, when your progressed Sun moves into Gemini, the tempo of your life increases, and there is more of an emphasis on your interrelationships with others, as well as learning and communication in general. This continues until the age of forty-two, when you experience a turning point as your progressed Sun enters Cancer. The following years will highlight the growing importance of emotional intimacy and security. From the age of seventy-two, when your progressed Sun enters Leo, the accent of your life may change from home to creativity and greater self-expression.

SUN: TAURUS
DECANATE: VIRGO/MERCURY
DEGREE: 17°30’-19° TAURUS
MODE: FIXED
ELEMENT: EARTH

 

FIXED STARS

 

Although your Sun’s degree is not linked to a fixed star; some of your other planets’ degrees certainly will be. By having an astrological chart calculated, you can find the exact position of the planets on your date of birth. This will tell you which of the fixed stars listed in this book are relevant to you.

Your Secret Self

 

Although you probably have learned early in life that money is power, you may also come to realize that material success does not always bring happiness. You have a natural ability to make money if you are really determined and hardworking, yet you may find that fulfillment and satisfaction come from expression of your inner idealistic nature. With your intellectual flexibility and inventive thinking, you are often ahead of your time and may be interested in changing attitudes in society. This can manifest as a humanitarian or philanthropic interest that can accent your ability to shine when in a leading position. Since you are a natural liaison person, you may know people from many different groups or walks of life and are able to provide them with information that can be beneficial or uplifting.

Work & Vocation

 

Enterprising and ambitious, you have a natural business acumen that could bring you many rewards, though self-discipline is paramount. Your undoubted charm can lead you to excel in the service industries and you are likely to prefer people-oriented careers rather than solitary employment. With your optimism and big plans, you like to initiate new projects where you have a leading position. A dislike of taking orders may encourage you to work for yourself. Among your many talents, you possess executive abilities and organizational skills that can lead to promotion in posts such as official, civil servant, judge, or banker. If you desire fame, you may be drawn to explore your creative talents as an actor or politician.

Famous people who share your birthday include actress/politician Glenda Jackson, singer Billy Joel, Scottish writer Sir James Barrie, abolitionist John Brown, actor Albert Finney, and actress Candice Bergen.

Numerology

 

Benevolence, compassion, and sensitivity are all associated with the number 9 birthday. You are often considered intelligent and intuitive, with psychic abilities that point to a universal receptivity. As well as learning to become impersonal, you may have to develop understanding, tolerance, and patience. You are likely to benefit greatly from world travel and interaction with people from all walks of life. Avoid unrealistic dreams or an inclination toward escapism. The subinfluence of the number 5 month indicates that you are enthusiastic and adventurous and like to be busy and active. You may prefer to work for yourself, since you dislike taking orders from others. Through hard work and self-discipline, you can develop a more creative approach. As you need both freedom and stability, you benefit from having order and a practical routine, but guard against getting into a comfortable rut.

Positive: idealism, humanitarianism, creativity, sensitivity, generosity, magnetism, poetic outlook, charitableness, giving nature, detachment, luck, popularity

Negative: frustration, nervousness, uncertainty, selfishness, impracticality, bitterness, tendency to be easily led, inferiority complex, fear

Love & Relationships

 

Creative and highly charged with powerful desires, you are a charismatic individual with strong convictions. As a loyal friend, you give generously to those you love. Gregarious and sociable, you are likely to be flirtatious and attract many social and romantic opportunities. When you find someone new, you can become inspired and reveal your dramatic and passionate nature. Nevertheless, you probably need to take into consideration your partner’s feelings and avoid being too domineering. Alternatively, when inspired you may wish to dedicate your life to some higher vision and can become a staunch supporter of a cause.

YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE

 

For that special someone, you might want to look among those born on the following dates.

Love & friendship: Jan. 6, 15, 19, 29, 31, Feb. 4, 13, 27, 29, Mar. 2, 11, 25, 27, Apr. 9, 23, 25, May 7, 21, 23, June 5, 19, 21, July 3, 17, 19, 30, Aug. 1, 15, 17, 28, Sept. 13, 15, 26, Oct. 11, 13, 24, Nov. 9, 11, 22, Dec. 7, 9, 20

Beneficial: Jan. 13, 15, 19, Feb. 11, 13, 17, Mar. 9, 11, 15, Apr. 7, 9, 13, May 5, 7, 11, June 3, 5, 9, July 1, 3, 7, 29, Aug. 1, 5, 27, 31, Sept. 3, 25, 29, Oct. 1, 23, 27, Nov. 21, 25, Dec. 19, 23

Fatal attractions: May 30, June 28, July 26, Aug. 24, Sept. 22, Oct. 20, Nov. 10, 11, 12, 18, Dec. 16

Challenging: Jan. 12, Feb. 10, Mar. 8, Apr. 6, May 4, June 2, Aug. 31, Sept. 29, Oct. 27, 29, 30, Nov. 25, 27, 28, Dec. 23, 25, 26, 30

Soul mates: Jan. 2, 28, Feb. 26, Mar. 24, Apr. 22, May 20, June 18, July 16, Aug. 14, Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 8, Dec. 6